Teen Now Charged with Homicide in Stabbing Death
SCRANTON -- A teenager in Scranton in now charged with homicide after police say she killed a young woman over the weekend. Cathleen Boyer, 16, stabbed Kayla VanWert, 18, on Sunday during a fight on McKenna Court, according to investigators. VanWert later died at the hospital. The 16-year-old high school sophomore kept her head down Thursday as she headed into her arraignment to be charged as an adult with criminal homicide.